It's back to the smaller acquisitions after Yahoo's buzzy buyout of Tumblr Monday for $1.1 billion. Today, Yahoo has announced its latest acquisition, PlayerScale. The price has not been disclosed, but it probably wasn't as cheap as some of the talent acquisitions Yahoo has made previously. Show More Summary
While pregnancy rumors have been plaguing Beyoncé Knowles for the past few weeks, she may have sent a hint as to the truth in the form of a menu. Beyoncé shared a photo of a dinner menu on her Tumblr account that included one noticeable dish, Nicoise salad, also known as tuna salad. Show More Summary
Blue Ivy Carter is a grown woman! Yes, the adorable tot is assuming directorial duties, if the new picture Beyonce posted to her Tumblr last night is anything to go by. Who run the world? Blue Ivy, and literally nobody else, because Blue Ivy is more powerful than her mind can even comprehend. Showing the 45-year-old toddler seated... More »
Lost in the storylines surrounding Tumblr's $1.1 billion acquisition by Yahoo has been the early influence that the sites anarchaia and Projectionist had on David Karp.
While everyone is talking about Tumblr’s acquisition as a one-man show at $1.1 billion, Yahoo! paid $3.5 billion for Geocities back in 1999 with only 19 million uniques compared to Tumblr’s 300 million uniques, so, in some sense, Tumblr is a good deal. Show More Summary
Teens hate Facebook so much that they refuse to delete their accounts, but are using other social media websites like Tumblr, Instagram and Twitter in futile attempts to escape the boring old people (I'm looking at you, parents) that are harshing their social media experience. Show More Summary
Yahoo acquired blogging platform Tumblr earlier this week for $1.1 billion. But Tumblr is actually worth way more than that to Yahoo, Ben Thompson, a partner marketing manager at Microsoft, writes on his blog. That's because Tumblr can...Show More Summary
YAHOO has bought Tumblr for a hefty sum, but users fear the takeover will result in the blog site losing its distinctive style
unionmetrics: kenyatta: With all of the Yahoo-Tumblr reporting still going on right now it surprises me how many writers still mistake Tumblr for a “blogging platform.” Anyone who has spent significant time on Tumblr knows that this whole “blog” thing is a front. Literally. 70% of a given blog’s post traffic actually happens in the Dashboard. Show More Summary
Peter Houston (@Flipping_Pages) asked "Could Pharma Do Tumblr?" in a guest post to PharmExecBlog (here). "I’m not suggesting that anyone switch their social media budget to Tumblr today on the strength of Yahoo’s involvement," said Houston. Show More Summary
Yahoo recently purchased Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion. Tumblr pushes some surprisingly high numbers through their service, so aninside look at the architecture that Yahoo bought is well worth the read. The portion I found most interesting...Show More Summary
Social media has now exploded to an almost unfeasible extent. Almost everyone on the planet lives their lives through the likes of Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter, and most people only receive their news through these means. Of course, soccer fans are no different. Show More Summary
Rumors have been swirling for the past couple weeks now that Beyonce is pregnant with her second child, but the singer has released a hint that may prove otherwise. The 31-year-old entertainer posted a photo on her Tumblr page of her dinner menu featuring the item Salad Nicoise, which can be translated to tuna salad. [...]
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There are plenty of unanswered questions following Yahoo!'s purchase of Tumblr.
By Valuentum: Former web titan Yahoo (YHOO) made headlines after announcing it acquired social media/blog site Tumblr for $1.1 billion, mostly in cash. Even though Tumblr generates little revenue, Facebook (FB) did acquire Instagram for $1 billion (in cash/stock at the time) when the company didn't post any revenue. Show More Summary
Yahoo might covet Tumblr's native advertising system, but that poses a big problem: Tumblr users hate Tumblr's native ads.
This seems very Portlandia. Departing Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen still rocks the iPod Classic. “I don’t do this music on the phone nonsense and I don’t download one song. I download whole albums because that’s the way they were intended to be listened to,” he said. Show More Summary
American teenagers have "waning enthusiasm" for Facebook, but they're still using the social network while upping their time spent on other social media sites like Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Tumblr, according to a new study.The...Show More Summary